• Architect Éolo Maia: Barca do Sol Residential Building 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-08-23)
    Condominium complex, designed by Éolo Maia and Márcio Lima, built in 1976. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photograph by Fernando Lara, 7/14/2010.
  • Architect Éolo Maia: Edifício Rainha da Sucata 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-08-28)
    Built in 1982, designed by Éolo Maia and Sylvio Podestá. Officially called The Touristic Support Center building, it was given the nickname Rainha da Sucata ("Queen of Scrap"). The building currently houses the Museu de ...
  • Architect Humberto Hermeto: Villa Rizza 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-08-23)
    Original villa built in the 1920s; expanded to create a bar and restaurant in 2005. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photograph by Fernando Lara, 7/14/2010.
  • Architects Mendes da Rocha: Museum of Mines and Metal 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-08-28)
    Situated on the Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square) Cultural Corridor, the museum occupies the Prédio Rosa building where the headquarters of the State Department of Education were formerly located. Renovation by by Paolo ...
  • Interventions at Favela Prado Lopes 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-10-08)
    A collection of images showing the process of re-building favela Prado Lopes, a notoriously violent neighborhood northeast of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photographs by Fernando Lara, 7/19/2010
  • M3 Arquitetura, Vazio S/A, Silvio Todeschi, Ana Assis, Alexandre Campos, MACh Arquitetos: Third Water Park (H3O) at Favela da Serra 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-10-08)
    The Third Water Park (H3O) was designed as an upgrade to the densely populated Favela da Serra neighborhood. This intervention project began in 2007. The park was never finished as designed (as of 2012); nevertheless, it ...
  • Richard Neutra, biorealist 

    Morse, Bethany Christian (2013-04-08)
    Over the course of his long career, architect Richard Neutra developed his notion of biorealism, a theory distinct from the modernist movement. Biorealism was no mere aesthetic approach; it applied the biological and ...